Barbara Ann Sanford

Published 4:31 pm Friday, May 1, 2015

Funeral Services for Ms. Barbara Ann Sanford were held Monday, April 20, 2015, at the County Line Baptist Church in Jones County. Ms. Sanford was 70 and a resident of Collins. She passed away from this life on Friday, April 17, at the South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. Elder Brent Long, Elder Joe Lott and Elder Everette Broome officiated and Richard Ellis will provide the music service.

Ms. Sanford was laid to rest in the Welch-Graham Cemetery in Jones County. Wade Funeral Home of Collins was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Dalton Green, Colton Green, Forrest Ponder, Andre Charpentier, Scott Jeffcoats, and Jock Stapleton. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Daniel Carraway, Glen Graham, and Jonathan Ford.

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Barbara Ann Stapleton Sanford was born on June 9, 1944, in Jefferson Davis County to Robert Howard Stapleton and Nanny Ruth Davis Stapleton. She was retired from Southgroup Insurance and was a member of the County Line Baptist Church.

Ms. Sanford was preceded in death by her father and mother; her former husband, Douglas Sanford; a sister, Mildred Mikell; and a brother, Colin Stapleton.

She is survived by a daughter, Jennese Maskew and her husband Jamie of Ellisville; a son, James Douglas Sanford and his wife Melissa of Collins; a sister, Ellen Carraway of Bassfield; a brother, Robert Stapleton and his wife Kathy of Sanford; four grandchildren, Dalton Green, Paige Sanford, Colton Green, and Kaylee Sanford; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.